In this course, you learn how to install the Kubernetes command-line interface (CLI), and create a Kubernetes cluster on which to run applications. Hands-on tutorials show you how to deploy microservices to a Kubernetes cluster. You also learn about securing and managing a Kubernetes cluster, and how to plan your Kubernetes cluster for deployment on IBM Cloud. The ideal candidate for this course has a basic understanding of cloud computing, a working knowledge of developing microservices, and some experience working with IBM Cloud. Experience with using Docker, and familiarity with YAML is also a plus. To complete the hands-on tutorials in this course, you must use your own computing device and install the required software, as directed in the tutorials. You must have a Pay-As-You-Go or Subscription IBM Cloud account to create a Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud. There is no charge to create a Kubernetes cluster with the Lite Plan.